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Ericsson highlights power of connectivity at 2013 Interational CES

Jan 3 2013 12:00AM

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* Briefing at Ericsson booth to announce Ericsson news with President andCEO Hans Vestberg plus guest on Tuesday, January 8, 3pm PST

* Hans Vestberg to join CES Super Session on January 9 at noon to discuss"The New Network Effect Changes Everything"

* SuperSession hosted by Techonomy's David Kirkpatrick and includesexecutives from Ford and Rethink Robotics

* Ericsson exhibiting at Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Hall, Booth13638

During its second major appearance at 2013 International CES, Ericsson(NASDAQ: ERIC) will expand upon its vision of a new connected world wherecommunities,systems and intelligence come together for the benefit of all.

Ericsson President and CEO Hans Vestberg will participate in a CESSuperSessionon January 9 titled "The New Network Effect Changes Everything." Thesessionwill be moderated by David Kirkpatrick, author of "The Facebook Effect" andfounder of Techonomy.

Joining Vestberg on the panel to discuss how the relationship of people,machines and infrastructure will change in an increasingly connected worldwillbe Rodney Brooks, Founder, Chairman and Chief Technical Officer of RethinkRobotics and Paul Mascarenas, Chief Technical Officer of Ford.

Additionally, Ericsson's Fredrik Garneij will participate in a paneldiscussionon January 10 titled "The Rise of the Next Mobile Internet: New Networks,Devices and Demands." The speakers will examine the new IPv6-based networksandwhat demands and opportunities the industry will face in the future.

Schedule of Ericsson activities:


Briefing: Ericsson at 2013 International CESLas Vegas Convention Center, Central Hall, Booth 13638Tuesday, January 8, 2013, 3-4 p.m.SuperSession: The New Network Effect Changes EverythingLas Vegas Convention Center, North Hall N255-257Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 12-1 p.m.




As every person and device gets connected across the globe, every industryandcountry will be altered. How does the relationship between people,machines, andinfrastructure change in this increasingly networked world?

The Rise of the Next Mobile Internet: New Networks, Devices and DemandsLas Vegas Convention Center, North Hall N259Thursday, January 10, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

A world without digital mobility is impossible to imagine. But where we areatthe moment is just the beginning. New IPv6-based networks and hardwaredeviceswill transform services, software, products and business models. We discussthestate of now and what demands and opportunities carriers and manufacturerswillface in the future.

Visit Ericsson at CES

Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Hall, Booth #13638Tuesday-Friday, January 8-11

Join Ericsson at CES and experience this new connected world wherecommunities,systems and intelligence are tied together for the benefit of all.

Ericsson Demonstrations

Visit Ericsson at CES and experience how connectivity impacts everything inourlife, from transportation to a trip to a sporting event.

Transport

Ericsson will showcase the Connected Vehicle cloud with Volvo that enablesautomanufacturers an easy way to develop and offer services to their consumers.

Game Day

Explore the difference that Ericsson solutions have on a simple trip to asporting event. See how network integrated access selection automaticallychooses and activates the best access available for the devices based onlocation and real-time network conditions. Learn about how targetedadvertisingcan help enterprise reach consumers more effectively and the impact of theEricsson Network Integrated Wi-Fi products

Safety

Ericsson will demonstrate how Public Safety needs can be met through LTE(4G),WebRTC and other innovative solutions. LTE provides an always-connected,highbandwidth, low latency connection that is perfectly suited for high-valuePublicSafety applications. WebRTC enables fast, HTML-5 development of high-valuecommunications for law enforcement and other first-responders using LTEdevicesand an Internet Browser.

Communications

Using WebRTC and RCS development solutions, Ericsson will showcase howeveryonecan benefit from enhanced communications in the Networked Society. We'lldemonstrate how telehealth is changing the way that physicians, patientsandproviders interact.

The Next Big Thing

Ericsson understands the opportunities that the Networked Society providesandis focused on delivering innovative solutions for providers, enterprise andendusers. Connected Me is a concept that demonstration capacitive couplingand thepower of the human touch to connect people, devices and things at speeds ofupto 10Mbps.

Connections

Ericsson will demonstrate the impact of connected devices by showcasingtelehealth solutions, device connection platforms and machine to machinesolutions.

Entertainment

The once simple experience of content consumed on the TV is changing into arichsocial experience of discovery, interaction, and anywhere access; alldeeplyinfluenced by new devices, new services and better connectivity. Explorehowproviders can improve the quality of experience for end-users.

NOTES TO EDITORS

For one-on-one interviews with our executives or specialists during theevent(Jan 8-11), please contact media relations team at Media Relations.

Bio and profile Hans Vestberg

Download high-resolution photos and broadcast-quality video atwww.ericsson.com/press

Ericsson is the world's leading provider of communications technology andservices. We are enabling the Networked Society with efficient real-timesolutions that allow us all to study, work and live our lives more freely,insustainable societies around the world.

Our offering comprises services, software and infrastructure withinInformationand Communications Technology for telecom operators and other industries.Todaymore than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic goes through Ericssonnetworks and we support customers' networks servicing more than 2.5 billionsubscribers.

We operate in 180 countries and employ more than 100,000 people. Founded in1876, Ericsson is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2011 the company'snetsales were SEK 226.9 billion (USD 35.0 billion). Ericsson is listed onNASDAQOMX, Stockholm and NASDAQ, New York stock exchanges.


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